Employers offer guidance at special apprenticeship event

Hundreds of apprenticeship applicants descended on Burnley College for an event that offered a glimpse into the future of business in the area.

Trainee teacher Jonathan Bolt is back at his old school, Shuttleworth College in Padiham, to learn the ropes before he begins his career.

Back to the classroom for teacher in waiting Jonathan

Jonathan Bolt is back at his old school desk.... at the age of 23!

The code cracking students from Burnley's Blessed Trinity RC College

Code cracking pupils set to compete against 1,000 teams

A school in Burnley is producing some top code crackers.

What's cooking in the kitchen for Shuttleworth College year 10 students Caitlin Nelson and Jack Martin?

Students are cooking up a treat

Students from Padiham's Shuttleworth College are honing their culinary skills as part of their work for the Prince's Trust.

A science lesson at Holy Trinity Primary School in Burnley has these students hooked

Young science boffins have their eyes on the prize

Budding scientists at a Burnley primary school are hoping to achieve a special award.

Blessed Trinity students (from left to right) Olivia Thomas, Oliver Nuttall, Frank Warrender, Wiktoria Maga, who took part in the fundraising for CAFOD.

Students generosity helps Third World families

Generous students from Burnley's Blessed Trinity RC College have been 'buying' goats, chickens and more to help Third World families.

Staff at Burnley's Sir John Thursby Community College walked the equivalent distance from Burnley to Brussels in a fitness challenge.

Teachers walked from Burnley to Brussels

They may not have managed their planned mammoth walk to Beijing, but a group of teachers still clocked up an amazing 90,000 steps in a fitness challenge.

WATCH: An open-armed welcome as City Mosque Preston opens its doors to all

People of all faiths and no faith at all descended upon City Mosque Preston as mosque’s across Lancashire opened their doors to the wider community.
Some of the class of 1969 from Burnley's St John's RC Primary School are set to be reunited in September.

Nostalgic school photographs reunites classmates for first time in four decades

Old school photographs posted on social media received over 200 comments in one evening.

Asda representative Annette McGowan-Doe  presents the cheque to St Stephen's Primary School with headteacher Mrs Cornwell, teacher Mrs Hargreaves and pupils Ruben Law and Isobelle Barlow.

The Breakfast Club gang celebrate cash donation for new toys

Youngsters, who attend a breakfast club at a Burnley primary school, can look forward to playing with some brand new toys after the half term break.

Blessed Trinity RC College's anti bullying ambassador, Yvette Lecheminant, with year seven student James Firminger with the anti- bullying quilt.

No cover up at this school when it comes to tackling bullying

A unique quilt is helping students at a Burnley high school to beat bullying.

Photo Neil Cross'Bran Knowles at Lancaster University, where they are conducting a year long study on new technology and how that impacts children's privacy and security.

Lancaster University project looks at how kids can stay safe in an online world

In the lead up to international Safer Internet Day (February 6) reporter Gemma Sherlock speaks to Lancaster University researchers who are studying how kids can keep their privacy online.

Stephen Young

Top role for ex-Burnley student

Lancashire County Council has appointed a former Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student as its new Executive Director of Growth, Environment, Transport & Community Services.

Talented cornet player Poppy Simmons wowed the audience at an expressive arts evening at her school.

Poppy blooms at school's musical showcase

Talented music and drama students were in the spotlight at a Burnley school’s Expressive Arts evening.

County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.

Members of the Save Hameldon group who are (from left to right) Mary Fleming, Elizabeth Clayton and Sarah Ingham.

Parents' anger at "botched" school consultation

Angry parents have branded a consultation to decide the future of a troubled high school a shambles.
Dyche and Cork join pupils of St Peter's CE Primary School in Burnley

Dyche and Cork go back to school for PE masterclass

Lucky school pupils enjoyed a PE lesson with a difference when Clarets manager Sean Dyche and midfielder Jack Cork dropped in to St Peter’s CE Pimary School.
Burnley schools have been invited to take part

Burnley schools to work towards a fairer future in Commonwealth project

An exciting spoken word competition is inviting schools from across Lancashire to consider how Commonwealth countries can work ‘Towards a Common Future’.

Some of the staff get ready to start their Burnley to Beijing walk at Sir John Thursby Community College.

Teachers plan to walk from Burnley to Beijing

From Burnley to Beijing...that is the distance teachers from a high school intend to walk.

Wellfield Primary School pupils and teacher Mr Andrew Peyton are jumping for joy after being presented with a prestigous sports award

Burnley school is leading the way in sporting excellence

A Burnley school has become one of the first in England to win a coveted sports award.

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